Universities UK is the collective voice of 140 universities in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Universities UK calls for urgent action on racial harassment in higher education

24 November 2020
UUK has published a new set of recommendations designed to decisively tackle racial harassment as part of efforts to address racial inequality in UK higher education.

Universities determined to review and prove value of degrees

16 November 2020
​Universities in England are developing a charter to help ensure they take a consistent and transparent approach to identifying and improving potentially low value or low quality courses.

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Funding for adult learners will boost the UK's economic recovery

30 September 2020
UUK's Julie Tam takes a look at the prime minister's announcement of a lifetime skills allowance, and what it means for the economy, society, and individuals.

The grades u-turn caused a ripple effect throughout education – it could be catastrophic for unis

25 August 2020
From over-stretched finances to lack of space and facilities, universities are facing a perfect storm of problems.

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Research and innovation conference 2020

9 Dec - 10 Dec 2020, 09:30 - 16:30

Our work

We help to maintain the world-leading strength of the UK university sector.


Pensions

We represent higher education employers in discussions on the future of the USS. We are working to make the scheme sustainable while offering the very best pensions that can be afforded.

Immigration

We want to see an immigration system that helps UK universities to attract international students and highly skilled staff from around the world.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We support and promote life-changing opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds at every university.

Brexit and UK universities

We are working with our members, the university sector and government on the implications for universities and students of the UK's vote to leave the EU.

Reports

We regularly publish reports and briefings​ on a wide range of policy topics and issues affecting universities.